Appearing on CNN Wednesday, the president of the NAACP slammed incoming black Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) as being a Republican who does not “believe in civil rights.”

When asked to evaluate the incoming class of congresspeople, including a diverse group of women, Hispanics, blacks, and Asians, Ben Jealous took the opportunity to bring up that Sen. Scott has an “F” score with the NAACP’s annual report card. …

“We have Republicans who believe in civil rights — unfortunately he is not one of them. And unfortunately his party, as you know, has really gone after so-called RINOs, as they call them, these Republicans who believe in civil rights, again and again.”